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UWA Protected Areas Tariffs – Effective for 2022 to 2024

Would you like to plan a trip to Bwindi? Here are the park entrance fees and activity fees for different groups of visitors looking to explore Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Visitation Fees

Activity (Charges per person) Non-Residents
(US Dollars)
East African Residents
(US Dollars)
East African Citizens
(Ugandan Shillings)
Gorilla Tracking Adult

(5 – 15 yrs)


Not Allowed


Not Allowed


Not Allowed

Gorilla Habituation Adult

(5 – 15yrs)


Not Allowed


Not Allowed


Not Allowed

Nature Walk Individual $30 $15 UGX10,000
Long Nature Walk (Rushaga to Nyabaremura) $50 $40 UGX50,000
Long Walk (Buhoma to Nkuringo) $50 $40 UGX50,000
Batwa Forest Experience $40 $40 UGX40,000
Park Entrance Fee Adult





UGX5,000 (Children)

UGX3,000 (Pupils or Students)
UGX5,000 (Tertiary Institutions)
UGX2,000 (Uganda Wildlife Clubs)


The following groups will receive free admission to protected areas:

All children under five years of age

People living in the vicinity of the protected area who have permission from the Warden In-Charge

• ALL Gorilla watching permits can only be booked through the reservations office at UWA headquarters
• Other activity fees can be paid for both at the reservations office or the different park gates

How to Pay Park Fees

The following payment options are now available;

  • Mobile money (Airtel money pay & MTN Momo pay)
  • Payment through Point of Sale (POS Machines)
  • Payment through the online payment portal